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Each week, our hosts deliver the message of what's right and what's fair in a fiery, straight-forward way that cannot be ignored. They pledge to expose corporate America and follow the money trails wherever they lead, including (and especially) the Oval Office.

Each week, our hosts deliver the message of what's right and what's fair in a fiery, straight-forward way that cannot be ignored. They pledge to expose corporate America and follow the money trails wherever they lead, including (and especially) the Oval Office.
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Pensacola, FL

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Each week, our hosts deliver the message of what's right and what's fair in a fiery, straight-forward way that cannot be ignored. They pledge to expose corporate America and follow the money trails wherever they lead, including (and especially) the Oval Office.

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English

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Ring of Fire P.O. Box 12308 Pensacola, FL 32591 866-389-3473


Episodes

Episode 445: Inhuman Resources; Trump's Bizarre Meeting with Putin

7/20/2018
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David Dayen, will join us to discuss his new piece detailing employee abuses at one of the largest banks in the world. Heather “Digby” Parton and I will discuss all the major headlines from this week.

Duration:00:38:54

Episode 444: Don't Cash That Check in the Mail!

7/13/2018
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Karl Frisch, from Allied Progress, will be here to explain how private equity firms have a new way of monetizing poor people. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the headlines from the week.

Duration:00:44:31

Episode 443: "best of" The Makeover Behind the Alt-Right

7/6/2018
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And Harvard Professor, Khalil Gibran Muhammed, will join us to discuss how the Alt-Right is using social science to make racism seem respectable. And Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to run down all the big news stories of the week

Duration:00:38:54

Episode 442: Kennedy Retiring and What This Week's SCOTUS Rulings Mean

6/29/2018
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Dahlia Lithwick, from Slate, will join us to discuss this week’s SCOTUS rulings and Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the big news stories from this busy week.

Duration:00:40:29

Episode 441: Inside a Border Patrol Facility

6/22/2018
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Zoë Carpenter, from The Nation, will join us to discuss the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance policy towards immigrants and she’ll describe her recent visit to a border patrol facility on the Texas border. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the big news stories from this busy week.

Duration:00:40:15

Episode 440: What a Week plus Analysis of Two Major SCOTUS Rulings

6/15/2018
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Scott Lemieux, from “Lawyers, Guns, and Money,” will be here to explain a couple of crucial rulings by the Supreme Court recently. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the big news stories from this busy week.

Duration:00:38:20

Episode 439: How Democrats Win Elections Under Trump

6/8/2018
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The Founder of American Progressive Voices, Mike Lux, will join us to discuss his new book, “How to Democrat in The Age of Trump.” Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the big news stories from this busy week. become a member at www.rofpodcast.com to get the full show, commercial free!

Duration:00:38:29

Episode 438: ICE Intimidation Tactics

6/1/2018
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Today on the show Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to run through all the major headlines from this week And Nation Contributor, John Washington, on the effect that ICE is having by separating families from children.

Duration:00:38:22

Episode 437: Blue Wave Candidates Instilling Hope

5/24/2018
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Jim Keady, will join us to discuss his run for congress in New Jersey’s 4th District, and why running on strong progressive values this the key to victory. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the big news stories from this busy week.

Duration:00:38:24

Episode 436: How The ACORN Scandal Led to Today's Nightmare Politics

5/18/2018
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Zach Carter, from The Huffington Post, will take us down memory lane to discuss how the ACORN scandal seeded today’s nightmare politics and why both sides of the political isle share the blame. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the big news stories from this busy week.

Duration:00:40:46

Episode 435: Political Corruption is Ruining Everything

5/11/2018
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Investigative Journalist, David Dayen, will explain how political corruption is ruining everything and how we can fix it. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to breakdown all the big news stories from this busy week.

Duration:00:38:51

Episode 434: Actually Guns Do Kill People

5/4/2018
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On today’s show we’ll explain why states that have right-to-carry gun laws, also have a higher rate of violent crime with The Nation’s, Mike Konczal. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to break down this week’s biggest news stories.

Duration:00:40:49

Episode 433: What is Mandatory Arbitration and How Workers are getting Screwed

4/27/2018
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On today’s show we’ll speak to Alexander Colvin, from Cornell Law School, about the increasing number of employers who are forcing employees into mandatory arbitration agreements, and how it’s closing the courtroom doors for over 60 million workers. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to break down this week’s biggest news stories.

Duration:00:38:39

Episode 432: Legal Edition Back From Vegas

4/20/2018
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We survived our trip to Las Vegas Nevada! On today’s show we’ll have interviews from Mass Torts Made Perfect, the largest plaintiff attorney seminar in the country. Human Rights Attorney, Gavi Mairone, will join us to discuss why he sued a German Company for it’s involvement in making chemical weapons for Saddam Hussein. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to break down this week’s biggest news stories.

Duration:00:40:51

Episode 431: Why Republicans Can't Get Much Done

4/6/2018
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Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to break down this week’s biggest news stories And Mike Konczal will join us to talk about his piece where he asks the question, “Why Are There No Good Conservative Critiques of Trump’s Unified Government?”

Duration:00:41:05

Episode 430: Let's Talk Midterm Strategy

3/30/2018
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Today on the show National affairs correspondent for The Nation, Joan Walsh, will join us to explain the “7,373 Seat Strategy.” Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to break down this week’s biggest news stories

Duration:00:38:29

Episode 429: "Best of" Suing the Electoral College; BLM Movement in the Trump Era; Betsy Devos

3/23/2018
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Sam is out sick this week, but we will be back next week with an all new show! Enjoy the full show on us! Harvard Professor, Lawrence Lessig, will join us to discuss his lawsuit against the electoral college in an effort to make sure everyone’s vote is equal. Nation Contributor, Dani McClain, on the protests in St. Louis this week and I’ll ask her if Black Lives Matter can win in the age of Trump? Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon, will be here to help break down the important news stories...

Duration:01:52:58

Episode 428: Sex Trafficking Bill Fail

3/16/2018
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Alana Massey, will explain why a proposed bill to stop sex trafficking is short sighted and counter productive for those in danger. And Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to catch us up on some of the big stories we may have missed over the holiday and what stories will be making headlines in 2018.

Duration:00:40:53

Episode 427: Bringing Back Debtor's Prisons

3/9/2018
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Investigative Journalist, David Dayen, will explain how prosecutors and judges have brought back debtor’s prisons. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to break down this week’s biggest news stories

Duration:00:40:39

Episode 426: Say Goodbye To Public Sector Unions

3/2/2018
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SCOTUS expert, Ian Millhiser, will join us to discuss the case Janus v. AFSCME and why it has the potential to eliminate public sector unions. Heather “Digby” Parton from Salon will be here to break down this week’s biggest news stories

Duration:00:40:35